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claspverb [T]

uk   /klɑːsp/ us   /klæsp/

claspnoun

uk   /klɑːsp/ us   /klæsp/
(Definition of clasp from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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claspverb [T]

us   /klæsp/
to hold someone or something firmly in your hands or arms: He clasped the vase, afraid he would drop it.

claspnoun [C]

us   /klæsp/
a firm hold on something with your arms or hands: She had a firm clasp on her daughter’s hand.
A clasp is a small metal device used to fasten a belt, a bag, or a piece of jewelry.
(Definition of clasp from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clasp”
in Korean 꽉 쥐다…
in Arabic يَحْضُن…
in Malaysian kancing…
in French fermoir…
in Russian обнимать, сжимать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抱緊, 握緊, 抓緊…
in Italian stringere, serrare…
in Turkish kavramak, sıkıca tutmak, yakalamak…
in Polish ściskać…
in Spanish estrechar, agarrar, cierre…
in Vietnamese cái móc…
in Portuguese apertar, agarrar, segurar…
in Thai ตัวเกี่ยวให้แน่น…
in German der Haken…
in Catalan estrènyer, agafar…
in Japanese ~を抱きしめる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抱紧, 握紧, 抓紧…
in Indonesian kaitan…
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